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July City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

 Regular Meeting   July 6, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Jay Uhlenhake, Roger Dreckman, Renea Kuinker, Paul Rosenbaum, Kurt Croell, Jason Byrne, Tony Blazek, Deb Speltz & Diana Gebel.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$15,870.39

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$1,141.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.82

IPERS April

$968.50

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$780.00

Iowa Workforce Development unemployment

$19.53

Salaries Salaries

$6,638.82

Jendro Sanitation June garbage

$2,189.57

Post Office Postage

$271.75

Windstream June

$93.78

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$71.00

Fehr Graham water project fees

$4,420.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$138.25

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$239.55

ARAMARK rental

$52.45

Croell Redi-Mix concrete

$291.00

TestAmerica water & wastewater testing

$177.45

Office Depot office supplies

$97.48

Lawler Public Library allotment

$1,184.00

Wellmark Bluecross health insurance

$3,438.45

Intuit software upgrade

$199.95

Simmering-Cory administrative fees

$12,000.00

Klimish Motor repairs

$793.49

Kohlmeyer, Inc. downspouts

$724.00

CASH, Inc. fuel & supplies

$824.83

Pollard pest control

$54.50

Iowa League of Cities annual dues

$391.00

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$2,193.38

Mic’s Plumbing & Heating repairs

$66.00

Five Star Coop fuel & supplies

$176.57

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$187.91

State of Iowa food permit  for lunch stand

$35.15

Sue Rausch supplies for lunch stand

$354.05

Deb Zubrod supplies for lunch stand

$180.84

City of Lawler electric at lift station

$312.65

Chickasaw County Auditor haz-mat

$219.50

Chickasaw County Auditor drive-thru patrol

$3,292.50

Lawler Fire Dept taxation

$2,756.25

Brown Supply Co. signs

$809.83

Municipal Pipe Tool Co. sewer cleaning

$1,860.56

IAMU energy efficiency plan

$250.00

Bodensteiner Imp supplies

$86.07

Team Lab sewer supplies

$617.00

 

Total  

$68,406.82

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS June

$198.15

US Treasury FICA

$760.42

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$81.00

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,331.68

Jeremy Humpal part-time wages

$29.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$305.86

INGRAM books

$246.84

Iowa History Journal subscription

$18.95

Windstream fee & toll

$167.46

Penworthy books

$600.23

Mid American Books books

$210.45

Taste of Home subscription

$10.00

House Beautiful subscription

$28.86

Overdrive neibors subscription

$274.51

The Courier subscription

$100.39

Quill supplies

$250.31

DEMCO supplies

$204.59

Wellmark Bluecross insurance

$750.00

Iowa Library Services neibors subscription

$65.00

 

Library Total  

$5,633.70

 

June Receipts  

General

$1,918.36

Received from CDBG

$0.00

Road Use Tax

$4,170.08

Local Option Tax

$3,493.64

Property Tax

$857.18

Park Donations

$10,288.80

Library

$15.00

Charges for Services

$34,368.93

Total

$55,111.99

 

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to approve an agreement with Bank Iowa allowing parking in the City right-of-way on the north side of the Bank Iowa property.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Hole in the Wall liquor license renewal.  All Ayes.

Repairs on Lincoln Street were discussed.  There will be estimates for the next meeting.

The Lawler Irish Fest Committee thanked the Council for help with the Irish Fest.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod that two extra restroom facilities are rented for the Lawler All-Niter, the fence picket fence will be put up as discussed at the last meeting and the dump truck will be placed on N East Street during the tournament.  All Ayes.

The Lawler Park Committee will be having “Kids Fun Night” on July 31st at the Starlite Ballroom.

Nuisances were discussed.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   June 1, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Lucas Elsbernd, Tony Blazek, Diana Gebel & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the Agenda with the addition of building repairs. All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$15,143.32

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$918.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.82

IPERS April

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation May garbage

$2,083.69

Post Office Postage

$249.00

Windstream May

$84.82

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$101.74

Fehr Graham water project fees

$5,525.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$89.98

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$208.12

ARAMARK rental

$110.25

Croell Redi-Mix concrete

$584.50

TestAmerica water & wastewater testing

$40.95

Iowa Finance Authority sewer note payment

$33,110.00

Quality Pump & Control pump repair

$523.00

Floyd Mitchell Chiclasaw Landfill TV disposal

$89.00

Five Star Coop fuel & supplies

$435.00

Hanawaldt & Son wood chips

$180.00

Post Office box rent

$50.00

Lawler Plumbing supplies

$18.00

CASH, Inc. fuel & supplies

$123.22

Paul Niemann Const. rock

$71.12

USA Bluebook supplies

$283.86

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$3,709.89

Frank Scallan deposit refund

$75.00

Marlyn Nymeyer deposit refund

$75.00

Lawler Irish Fest vendor fees

$50.00

Iowa DNR water & wastewater operator fees

$120.00

 

Total  

$68,276.33

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS May

$175.95

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,182.44

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$24.31

INGRAM books

$216.15

HGTV Magazine subscription

$29.97

Windstream fee & toll

$84.43

Penworthy books

$57.43

 

Library Total  

$1,770.68

 

May Receipts  

General

$1,225.01

Received from CDBG

$0.00

Road Use Tax

$3,367.32

Local Option Tax

$3,166.13

Property Tax

$3,531.57

Library

$90.00

Charges for Services

$41,524.78

Total

$52,904.81

Lucas Elsbernd from Fehr Graham Engineering reviewed the water improvement project bid.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to open the public hearing on the proposed contract documents and estimated costs for well #2 and water main improvements.  There were no oral or written comments or objections at this time. All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to close the public hearing on the proposed contract documents and estimated costs for well #2 and water main improvements.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to award the contract for the well #2 and water main improvements to Blazek Corporation in the amount of $558,102.50.  There were no other bids for this project.  All Ayes.

Plans for street closings were discussed with the Lawler Irish Fest Committee.

John Izer and Dale King will put up snow fence on the Luella Junko property before the Lawler All-Niter.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to pass resolution #060115 to enter into constructions easements with Croell Redi-Mix for the well #2 and water main improvement project.  All Ayes.

The Lawler Park Committee is planning fund raisers to take place within the next several months.

The Bank Iowa ribbon cutting will be on June 17 at 5:00 PM.

Bank Iowa donated the sign at the old bank to the City.  Jay will check into a new insert to replace the Bank Iowa insert.

The City Clerk will send letters to property owners in regard to nuisances.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to have Kohlmeyer, Inc. install down spouts on the City Hall building in the amount of $724.00.  Down spouts will be installed on the shop next year.  All Ayes.

Moved by Izer, seconded by Zubrod to approve a 2% salary increase for city employees.  Jay Uhlenhake $50,299.42, Sue Cutsforth $29,366.28.  All Ayes.

The cable TV building and equipment will be removed before the well #2 improvement project is started.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 8:40 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   May 4, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod. Absent Izer.

Others present: Roger Dreckman, Lucas Elsbernd, Frank Wilson, Deb Speltz & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Throndson to approve the Agenda with the addition of building repairs. All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$18,139.33

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$941.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.80

IPERS April

$968.48

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation April garbage

$2,085.07

Post Office Postage

$215.00

Windstream April

$84.70

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$156.84

Fehr Graham water project fees

$6,630.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$170.73

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$446.70

ARAMARK rental

$66.15

Bucky’s fuel

$23.50

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

Team Lab supplies

$1,417.00

Office Depot office supplies

$145.15

John Deere Financial tractor payment

$8,458.81

Iowa Prison Industries signs

$136.90

MARC supplies

$543.36

Gary Cuvelier snow removal

$150.00

New Hampton Newspaper proceedings

$210.70

 

Total  

$48,448.40

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS April

$172.23

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,159.48

Jane Lynch wages

$32.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$83.39

INGRAM books

$89.45

Calmar Courier subscription

$32.00

Windstream fee & toll

$84.00

Taste of Home subscription

$10.00

Food Network Magazine subscription

$34.97

Penworthy books

$246.56

DEMCO supplies

$148.92

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$43.00

United States Treasury FICA

$632.79

 

Library Total  

$2,768.79

 

 

April Receipts  

General

$583.15

Received from CDBG

$0.00

Road Use Tax

$2,670.53

Local Option Tax

$3,166.11

Property Tax

$26,940.33

Library

$75.00

Charges for Services

$34,591.25

Total

$68,026.37

Lucas Elsbernd from Fehr Graham Engineering outlined the well #2 and water main improvement project.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to hold the bid letting on the well #2 and water main improvement project at City Hall on May 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to hold a public hearing on the well #2 and water main improvement project at City Hall on June 1, 2015 at 7:15 PM.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Irish Fest beer permit.  The committee members were informed that there needs to be a walkway from north to south on Grove Street between Depot Street and Benz Street.  All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to purchase a handheld meter reader from Municipal Supply, Inc. for $7,500 to replace the current reader that can no longer be updated.  All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Throndson to send the property owner at 310 N Benz Street notice that there have been complaints of open burning on that property and include a copy of the City Code with the notice.  All Ayes.

The Lawler Park Committee has plans to send out fliers and hold several other events to raise funds for new park equipment.

The Library floor is in need of repairs. Discussion was tabled. More information was needed on the extent of the repairs needed.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lawler Link–May 2015

The Lawler Link, created by Sue Cutsforth, Lawler City Clerk, is sent to Lawler residents on a semi-annual basis. Click on the following two links to view the spring publication. It may be necessary to ZOOM the file to a larger size in order to read the text.

Lawler Link Outside May 2015

Lawler Link Inside May 2015

RIP Bob Cuvelier

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RIP Roger Kuennen

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April City Council Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   April 6, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Roger Dreckman, Diana Gebel, Jerry Vrzak, Tony Blazek, Kurt Croell & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$20,447.58

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$869.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.80

IPERS March

$968.48

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation March garbage

$2,085.07

Post Office Postage

$68.00

Windstream March

$85.13

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$308.13

Fehr Graham water project fees

$4,030.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$300.12

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$358.90

ARAMARK rental

$40.61

Bucky’s fuel

$108.75

TestAmerica water testing

$11.49

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$323.68

Klimish Motor Sales parts

$365.68

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$204.65

City of Lawler electric at lift station

$270.91

Team Lab supplies

$187.00

Wellmark health insurance

$3,438.45

Canadian Pacific Railroad permit

$5,000.00

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$780.00

Iowa Workforce Development unemployment

$19.53

Iowa DNR permit

$567.00

Jay Uhlenhake repairs

$432.87

SANDEAN supplies

$39.11

Pollard pest control

$54.50

Office Depot office equipment

$447.37

Insurance Associates insurance

$21,294.00

Auditor of the State periodic exam fee

$1,200.00

Five Star Coop fuel

$75.37

Total

$71,552.45

Library Bills
IPERS March

$183.64

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,234.10

Prevention subscription

$24.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$139.59

INGRAM books

$147.21

Mininet computer expense

$329.00

Windstream fee & toll

$82.64

The Courier subscription

$91.85

Womans Day subscription

$13.38

Good Housekeeping subscription

$26.72

Post Office box rent

$50.00

MidAmerican Books books

$56.85

Bank Iowa petty cash

$86.39

Library Total

$2,465.37

March Receipts
General

$109.03

Received from CDBG

$5,199.00

Road Use Tax

$3,386.79

Local Option Tax

$3,166.11

Property Tax

$1,731.95

Library

$0.00

Charges for Services

$40,263.88

Total

$53,856.76

The Lawler Irish Fest Committee members were present to discuss street closings for the fest.  Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve street closings for the Irish Fest as presented.  If there are any changes the committee will submit them at the next meeting.  All Ayes.

Moved by Izer, seconded by Scheidel to appoint Dan Carolan as Turkey River Watershed Agency representative.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the Brite Spot liquor license renewal.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve Bucky’s beer permit renewal.  All Ayes.

Discussion on open burning will be tabled for the next meeting.

Highland Park improvements were discussed.

A letter will be sent to the owner of the dog that is causing a nuisance by barking.

Moved by Izer, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawler City Council March Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   March 2, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Roger Dreckman, Frank Wilson, Deb Speltz & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Throndson to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

 

Hawkeye REC Service

$22,249.60

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$1,051.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.80

IPERS February

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation February garbage

$2,096.07

Post Office Postage

$117.00

Windstream February

$82.53

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$315.60

Fehr Graham water project fees

$5,330.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$270.52

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$247.20

ARAMARK rental

$37.12

Bucky’s fuel

$65.68

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$124.95

Municipal Supply repair

$422.00

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$70.09

IAMU annual dues

$1,067.00

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$536.77

Region 1 AWWA class fee

$30.00

Canadian Pacific Railroad permit

$500.00

 

Total  

$44,081.57

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS February

$164.85

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,107.82

Jane Lynch part-time wages

$32.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$161.34

INGRAM books

$160.82

All You subscription

$20.00

Windstream fee & toll

$83.62

 

Library Total  

$1,730.45

 

February Receipts  

General

$259.77

Received from CDBG

$7,626.00

Road Use Tax

$4,947.37

Local Option Tax

$3,520.94

Library

$51.00

Charges for Services

$43,459.71

Total

$59,864.79

 

Deb Speltz was present to inquire about constructing a trail around the pond east of town and possibly putting a bridge to cross the creek.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to accept ownership of the pond east of town from the Iowa DOT.  All Ayes.

Mayor Mueterthies opened the public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate at 7:15 PM. There were no oral or written comments or objections at this time.

Moved by King, seconded by Izer to close the public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate.  All Ayes.

Moved by Throndson, seconded by King to pass resolution #030215 approving the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate.  All Ayes.

Fire truck purchase was discussed.  The plans on the truck purchase are not finalized to date.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to pass ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges into its first reading.  All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to suspend the requirements and pass ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges into its third and final reading.  All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to adopt ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges.  All Ayes.

Spring cleanup day was set for May 15th.  The City will also have a TV/monitor/microwave pickup that day.  Details will be put in the City Newsletter.

Discussion on outside wood burners was tabled.

Turkey River Watershed Agency representative will be discussed at the next meeting.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the Starlite Ballroom liquor license renewal.  All Ayes.

Deb Zubrod will chair a committee for the purchase of playground equipment for Highland Park.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 PM.  All Ayes.
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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   February 2, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Eric Fibaker, Curt Croell, Jerry Vrzak & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda with the addition of outside woodburner discussion. All Ayes.

Moved by Izer, seconded by King to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$22,010.90

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$1,049.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.84

IPERS December

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation January garbage

$2,096.07

Post Office Postage

$102.00

Windstream January

$83.07

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$286.29

Fehr Graham water project fees

$4,264.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$342.27

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$298.40

ARAMARK rental

$37.12

Teeters Specialty Company envelopes

$61.71

Zip’s Truck Equipment supplies

$68.84

Sandean & Company supplies

$418.00

Office Depot Office Supplies

$163.46

Bucky’s fuel

$96.32

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

Sensus software support

$1,570.34

ULINE supplies

$183.13

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$132.53

Iowa One Call locates

$7.20

USA Bluebook water supplies

$45.93

Team Lab supplies

$187.00

Lawler Fire Dept semi-annual taxation

$2,756.25

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$997.81

 

Total  

$46,726.12

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS January

$185.34

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,245.58

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$95.89

INGRAM books

$15.52

Iowa Outdoors subscription

$12.00

Penworthy books

$85.84

Riley’s equipment

$150.00

Iowa Library Assoc. dues

$50.00

Petty Cash postage & supplies

$89.41

 

Library Total  

$1,929.58

 

January Receipts  

General

$1,395.56

Property Tax

$1,318.96

Road Use Tax

$3,338.81

Local Option Tax

$3,520.94

Library

$0.00

Charges for Services

$39,724.55

Total

$49,298.82

 

Curt Croell and Jerry Vrzak representing the Irish Fest Committee were present to discuss street closings during the Irish Fest and concerns about water main work being done that weekend.  The water project more than likely will not be started yet at the time of the Fest.

Discussion of the Fire truck purchase was tabled until the next meeting.  The township trustees have not all agreed on the purchase.  There should be more information for the next meeting.

Move by King, seconded by Scheidel to approve the Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Landfill annual report.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Izer to authorize Fehr Graham Engineering to change the scope of the water system improvement project as outlined in the Change of Scope Authorization Form.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to increase water rates $2.50 per month for residential hookups and $5.00 per month for commercial hookups.  Ayes – Izer, King, Scheidel & Throndson.  Nays – Zubrod.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by King to allot Pathways Behavioral Services $468 for FY 2015/2016.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to hold a public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate on March 2, 2015 at 7:15 PM.  All Ayes.

A committee for the possible purchase of playground equipment will be discussed further at the next meeting.

More information on an outdoor woodburner was needed, this will be discussed further at the next meeting.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk